Articles tagged the flash

The Flash: Season 2, Episode 7 - “Gorilla Warfare”

"Gorilla Warfare" is all about a talking gorilla with telepathic powers, a woman with hawk wings, and a doorway that leads to alternative dimensions, that happens to also be a carefully crafted human drama.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 5 - “Enter Zoom”

When Zoom parades the Flash's fallen body around Central City in the latest episode of The Flash, I know that the hero is going to rise again; it's still a gut punch.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 5 - “The Darkness and the Light”

Once again, this episode of The Flash offers a nice balance of super heroic science fiction mixed with just the right amounts of humor and drama.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 4 - “The Fury of Firestorm”

The Flash makes me feel like a kid again or, even better, like a superhero myself.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 3 - “Family of Rogues”

In this week's episode of The Flash, the superhero asks "Do you trust me?" Once again, this series earns that trust.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 2 - “Flash of Two Worlds”

This week's episode proves that The Flash is both remarkably new and astonishingly vintage, both a tribute and a dare.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 1 - “The Man Who Saved Central City”

This fabulous series has more in common with the comic book origins of these characters than with any cop drama.

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Captain Comics: Flash! This Finale Sets Up Fantastic Possibilities for Next Season

OK, a sentient lightning bolt selecting himself in the past to become The Flash doesn’t really seem likely to happen on television. But whatever happens, like everything on this show, it’ll probably happen pretty fast.

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PopMatters’ 2014 Fall TV Preview: Tuesdays

PopMatters takes a look at Fall 2014's new Tuesday shows that will be competing against TV’s highest-rated series.

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The Flash’s Long Road Back to Existence

With the tragic events of "Flashpoint" behind him, what is Barry Allen's reason for moving forward? Co-writers Francis Manapul and Brian Bucellato offer an engaging portrait of a hero redefining himself.

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2 Sep 2011 // 1:59 AM

Is It Just Us?

Imagine a weird ending to Back to the Future where Doc Brown never shows up and Marty McFly convinces himself it was all just a dream. The sequel is just Marty living an everyday life. Now ask yourself what are your expectations of the DC reboot.

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Geoff Johns’ Green Lantern Finally Buried in the Light

With the series coda to Geoff Johns' six-year run on Green Lantern just completed, the once bright Silver Age hero's adventures leave a bitter taste, more because of magical promise of Johns' early work.

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DC’s ‘Flashpoint’ Shows Why We Should Make Demands of Our Art

While Flashpoint might seem nothing more than an interregnum prior to DC's September reboot, Geoff Johns manages perhaps the most credible meditation on current events and the best use of the superhero genre to date.

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23 Sep 2009 // 9:00 PM

Wednesday Comics #1-7

Is Wednesday Comics just another piece of the DC pie or its own unique work?

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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